Final acts revealed for 60th Anniversary Event06 February 2015 at 12:00 CET
Joining the guest line-up are Brotherhood of Man (1976 Winners), Loreen (2012), Dana International (1998) and Dima Bilan (2008).
Conchita Wurst (Austria 2014), Emmelie de Forest (Denmark 2013), Lordi (Finland 2006), Rosa López (Spain 2002), Natasha St-Pier (France 2001), The Olsen Brothers (Denmark 2000), The Herreys (Sweden 1984), Nicole (Germany 1982), Johnny Logan (Ireland 1980 and 1987) and Anne-Marie David (Luxembourg 1973/France 1979) were all previously announced as confirmed acts for the special anniversary event to be held London’s Eventim Apollo Hammersmith on the 31st of March.
There may yet be some more suprise guests at the event. Stay tuned to Eurovision.tv for further news on Eurovision Song Contest's Greatest Hits.
Loreen will be performing her song Euphoria which following the competition went on to reach No. 1 in the charts across Europe including Austria, Denmark, Germany, Poland and Loreen’s home country of Sweden.
Dana International was chosen to represent Israel in the Eurovision Song Contest 1998 in Birmingham who will take to the stage to perform Diva once again. Following the contest, Dana International released the winning song as a single in Europe and it became a hit, reaching number 11 in the UK charts and the top ten in Sweden, Belgium, Finland, Ireland and the Netherlands.
Also confirmed today is Dima Bilan who has represented Russia twice at in the competition. In 2006 Dima performed Never Let You Go, finishing second to Lordi, and he won the contest in 2008 in Belgrade with the song Believe. Dima will perform a medley of both songs at the London concert.
Brotherhood Of Man
Brotherhood Of Man won the 1976 competition with Save Your Kisses For Me, achieving a whopping 80.4% of the possible maxiumum score, a record that still stands today. The single sold over five million copies worldwide, topping the charts in several European countries, and reaching number 27 in the USA in the Billboard Top 100, making it truly one of the Eurovision Song Contest's Greatest Hits.
Speaking to Eurovision.tv about their appearance in the 60th Anniversary Event, composer and singer Lee Sheriden said "Brotherhood of Man, who are still performing with their original Save Your Kisses For Me line up, are as proud of their win today as they were 39 years ago and looking forward very much to taking part in the show."
Tickets to attend Eurovision Song Contest's Greatest Hits, which will be recorded on the 31st of March, will be available to purchase from 11.15 (CET) today from Eurovision.tv (international sales) and the BBC’s Eurovision website (UK sales)